Terrible, persistent smells from the Bristol landfill have put a damper on quality of life for residents of the Twin Cities. Officials acknowledge the problem, but there’s no clear path forward.
The New Economy Network of Southwest Virginia continues to progress local conversations to bring positive change to the region.
The Tennessee Valley Energy Democracy Tour and the Energy Justice North Carolina, End the Duke Monopoly Tour have been a roaring success so far! Stay tuned for more tour dates in both states and in Virginia.
The Tennessee Valley Energy Democracy Tour will hold its final stop in Claxton, Tenn., on Oct. 21. At more than 10 tour stops, community members discussed the impacts of TVA’s energy system and shared their visions for the future.
As federal regulators continue to rubber-stamp the dangerous, inadequate plans for the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines, we’re continuing to fight back alongside residents and grassroots groups across Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina.
By Kimber Ray In the remote coalfields of southwest Virginia, a collaborative grassroots project is taking on the challenge of balancing job creation and environmental conservation. The Clinch River Valley Initiative, conceived at an economic development forum in 2010, is…
By Kate Cahow Tessa Gore’s passion for creating positive change in the Appalachian region was sparked during her time with Build-It-Up West Virginia. “My first summer, we traveled to several mountaintop removal sites, and I witnessed the impact on the…